Eastern Canons

By: Bloom, Irene

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The essays gathered here, in addition to those by editors Wm. Theodore de Bary and Irene Bloob, are written by leading scholars of Asian cultures--among them Donald Keene, Peter Awn, Barbara Stoler Miller, Ainslie Embree, Burton Watson, C.T. Hsia, Paul Anderer, and others. They introduce classics from the Islamic, Indian, Chinese, and Japanese traditions, providing entree to texts which have emerged as monuments of Asian thought and literature. Among the works discussed are the Qu'ran, the philosophy of history of Ibn Khaldun, the Upanishads, the epic "Mahabarata, " the philosopher Mencius, the Lotus Sutra, T'and Poetry, the "Tale of Genji, " and the poet Basho.

Title: Eastern Canons

Author Name: Bloom, Irene

Categories: Literature SC,

Publisher: Columbia University Press: April 1995

ISBN Number: 0231070055

ISBN Number 13: 9780231070058

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 10000000187367

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